Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24612: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 25, 2016

2016-08-25T18:13:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-48605
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-25T18:13:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48605

First Published:

2016 August 25 18:13 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID24612) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
2016 Primary Election Results_USA TODAY.exe
| 546,816
| 0x1F21D38FC110DA01B5721330D635D6A3

The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:

> Subject: Últimos resultados das 2016 primárias presidenciais dos Estados Unidos.

Message Body:

Eu encontrei este artigo para ser muito interessante e esclarecedora.
Veja em anexo para os últimos desenvolvimentos.

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 25, 2016. | — | 2016-August-25
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